Category: The Big Trip

That Time I Jumped Out of a Plane: Skydiving in Namibia 10

That Time I Jumped Out of a Plane: Skydiving in Namibia

Looking for the good stuff? The video is at the end! The plane is tiny. Will it manage to take off? A group of us have just arrived at Ground Rush Adventures‘ drop-zone in...

Solo in India: Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram) Dance Festival 1

Solo in India: Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram) Dance Festival

I can’t really claim to have planned out my ten weeks in India very well. I had a rough route in mind – down along the south-west coast, then up long the south-east …...

Getting Tyred: An Overland Adventure in Africa 1

Getting Tyred: An Overland Adventure in Africa

Check out my article about overland travel in Africa featured in The Times of Malta travel supplement this week: Getting Tyred.

Solo in India: Christmas in Kochi, Kerala 2

Solo in India: Christmas in Kochi, Kerala

I’m a big fan of Christmas. I love the family traditions: Making mince pies a few weeks in advance, decorating the tree to the sound of a scratchy old Perry Como record, watching A Muppet...

Oasis Overland: Grand Adventurer Nairobi to Cape Town – A Review 13

Oasis Overland: Grand Adventurer Nairobi to Cape Town – A Review

Between September and December 2012, I spent 75 days on an Oasis Overland truck travelling from Nairobi, Kenya to Cape Town, South Africa. It’s time for a review! Most of you will know just...